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. the recent president said the recent vote should be in a live boy. coming home. we travel to fort hood, texas, where the joye is tinge with sacrifice. withhe joy is tinged sacrifice. welcome to our viewers on pbs, america, and around the globe. during the past nine months the people of syria have taken to the streets in protest against their government, and over 4000 have paid with their life. in rare television interview with barbara walters, the syrian president, bashar al-assad, flatly denied he ordered the use of brutality. instead blaming the violence on others. paul would starts the coverage -- paul woods starts the coverage. >> day after day unarmed syrian protectors have come out to face machine guns, snipers, and army vehicles. the costs so far is 4000 dead mom. . but in his abc interview, bashar al-assad did is killing his own citizens. >> we do not killer on people. no government in the world kills its own people, unless it is led by a crazy person. i became president with public support. it is impossible for anyone in this state to be ordered to be killed. >> we saw a different pi
to the dangerous condition. at least six deaths are blamed on the storm closing highways from new mexico to texas. >> they told us it's conditions all the way through. >> it was really crazy. it took me 3 hours to get 30- miles. >> reporter: four people died in an accident along the new mexico-texas border. authorities in central texas say the storm may have been a factor and the crash of a single engine plane, which killed five people. plows worked to clear major roadways including interstate 25, 54 and 70. it was hard to keep up. drivers are
.s. combat troops leave iraq, we travel to fort hood, texas, where the joy is changed with sacrifice. -- tinged with sacrifice. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. during the past nine months, the people of syria have taken to the streets in protest against their government. many have paid with their lives. in a television interview with barbara walters, the syrian president assad denied that he ordered the use of brutality, blaming the violence on others. pole starts our coverage. >> with astonishing bravery, protesters have come out day after day to face machine guns, snipers, and armored vehicles. the cost so far is 4000 dead. in his interview with abc, the president denied killing his own citizens. >> and we don't kill our people, no government kills their people. i became president because the public -- it is impossible for anyone in this state to be ordered to kill. >> we saw a different picture in a week of traveling inside syria. in the city, she catalogs are losses. her son was shot dead a protest, she explains. that her grandson was killed by a sn
. rain ahead of temperatures in the 50s and 60s. 70s right now in southern texas. north side 20s and 30s with snow. snow expected over new mexico, northern sections a little bit southwest. kansas could have blizzard conditions, as much as a foot in extreme south kansas. that system is heading out to the west. it'll bring us clouds and rain here on wednesday. as the front gets closer. that low pressure passes to our west. as long as that storm track passes to the west we stay in the mild air. maybe enough cool air behind it on wednesday. maybe a little wet snow mixture. yet another system on tap for thursday night and friday morning. that will be just rain as well. northeast winds of the day, five to 10 knots. the bay temps 46 still. a lot of clouds, 36 by morning. we stay above freezing. tomorrow a lot of clouds maybe a few breaks. maybe a couple of showers in a few isolated spots. rain and mild temperatures here ahead of that front on wednesday. that will be into the mid-60s before it cools down a little bit until the end of the week. right now that's going to stay above freezing all we
that christopher hitchens made waves. last night, he died in texas at the age of 62 after a battle with cancer. in the words of his editor, there will be another -- there will never be another like christopher. >> christopher hitchens lived hard and fast and wrote even faster. being a writer is what i am whether the what i do, he said. he started in 1973. methodical with facts, often a fierce critic, often hilarious. he is broke to provoke. most of all as an ardent atheist. >> i refuse to be told how to think or what to say. most certainly not by people who claim the authority by collected works of the abyss and fiction. that i will have. >> in debate with tony blair, he told him that believers were slaves to celestial dictatorship. >> christopher was a unique character, he was often a contrarian. he was an incredible inspirational writer and thinker. >> christopher hitchens reveled in many fights. he called bill clinton a self- serving flood. he said that mother teresa was part of a cult based on the nomination and blood. >> i knew him in the 60's and 70's. i knew him better before. the new c
, such as intel and texas instruments, have warned the personal computer maker has been hurt by a storage of hard drives thanks to flooding in thailand. while technology was the biggest losing sector today, utilities, energy and consumer staples were the best-- mostly a defensive stance for investors. earlier in the program, we reported on the big revision to how bad the housing bust was. but, today, homebuilder k.b. home reported a better-than- expected quarter. earnings were down from last year, but easily beat wall street's expectations. k.b. home concentrates on first- time home buyers. future orders were a strong point, but that did not help out shares today. shares fell almost 7%. volume doubled on the move down. used car dealership car-max had a disappointing fall selling season. earnings were less than expected and the stock got hit to the tune of 5.5% lower today. car-max had benefited from strong used car demand, but low consumer confidence hurt sales last quarter. perhaps this could be a positive sign for the job market. uniform supplier cintas had a strong quarter and raised its guida
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